WAXBOX Seek Second Guitarist

Jackson, Tennessee's WAXBOX — formerly known as FULL DEVIL JACKET —are currently searching for a second guitar player. All applicants "must be willing to sing strong backing vocals and project lots of energy on stage," according to the band's official web site. Anyone interested should e-mail the band at [email protected] ...

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KING'S X Premier New Material On Current Tour

KING'S X's forthcoming "Black Like Sunday" CD will include the three songs previewed during the band's recent live performances: "Johnny", "I Wont Turn Back", and "Finished". The band are scheduled to embark on a U.S tour with FISHBONE in May and are working on a European tour this summer. More information will be made available ...

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DIONYSUS To Enter Studio In The Spring

Swedish/German melodic power metal act DIONYSUS, featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, are tentatively planning to record their new album in late spring for a fall release through AFM Records. According to Ronny, "The second album will include 'Paradise Land' and also the continued story ...

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WITHERING SURFACE Part Ways With Drummer

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have parted ways with drummer Nikolaj Borg "due to personal differences and ambitions," according to the band's official web site. "The split has taken place on a non-dramatic level and without any animosity whatsoever and we would like to say thanks for the times we've had during the last four years ...

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SHADOWCAST Prepare To Record 'Near Life Experience'

Austria's SHADOWCAST, the project featuring AMORTIS keyboardist Clemens Mayr, will enter the studio on Feb. 17 to record their sophomore album, "Near Life Experience", for an early June release through CCP/SPV Records. It will feature cover art by Bernd Gruenwald (www.sternenstaub.org). Upcoming SHADOWCAST tour dates: May 24 – Wien, AUT @ Planet Music (Monsters of ...

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INFERNO FESTIVAL: Running Order Announced

Norway's second Inferno Festival, which is set to take place from April 17-19 in Oslo's Rockefeller and John Dee clubs, has announced the complete schedule for the event. The full rundown is as follows (closing act first): Thursday, April 17: Rockefeller: THE KOVENANT OPETH ENTOMBED BELPHEGOR 1349 John Dee: TAAKE PERISHED GRAND ALCHEMIST LOST AT ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Films 'America's Most Wanted' Segment

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan was recently interviewed for an upcoming segment of "America's Most Wanted" focusing on the unsolved murder of Lorella Lepper, webmaster for McKagan's LOADED site (www.loadedonline.com), who was stabbed to death in her L.A. apartment last Nov. 26 or 27. The show is expected to air later this month. ...

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